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Big MAMA is Back

Big MAMA is Back

MAMA’s Revue 2020 for Brunton Theatre:

The Musselburgh Amateur Musical Association returns to the Brunton Theatre this week for their annual musical Revue.

January 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
It’s Barry to be Barry

It’s Barry to be Barry

Shrinking Violet remount James Barry show:

The extraordinary tale of Dr James Barry, the Irish born surgeon and Edinburgh University alumnus, is told in Edinburgh-based Shrinking Violet’s play about him which it is taking on a brief tour this month.

January 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
It’s Hairspray for the 45!

It’s Hairspray for the 45!

Balerno TC hit Baltimore:

Balerno Theatre Company is moving away from its traditional pantomime for this year’s seasonal offering at the Church Hill Theatre and returning to its roots to stage the Edinburgh amateur premiere of Hairspray, The Musical!.

November 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Six Decades of Neckies

Six Decades of Neckies

Gang Show Goes 60:

This coming Tuesday, 19 November 2019, the Edinburgh Gang Show will open its sixtieth production, having first hit the King’s stage on Monday November 14 1960.

November 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
EGTG Catch their 22

EGTG Catch their 22

Pace, Panto and Pathos promised at Biscuit Factory:

Stage adaptations of literature have been pouring off Edinburgh’s stages in the last wee while, but amateur company EGTG has gone to the top of the tree marked Iconic.

November 10, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
The Bodyguard Returns

The Bodyguard Returns

Burke is back and better than ever:

When Alexandra Burke takes to the Edinburgh Playhouse stage on Tuesday July 9 2019, as The Bodyguard returns for a fortnight stint, she will be in very familiar territory on several counts.

July 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
Wake up!

Wake up!

Strange Town looks to the future for its tenth anniversary:

Edinburgh youth company Strange Town is taking to the Traverse stage this week with a pair of new plays loosely inspired by the theme of The Future, but both going in very different directions.

June 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lark rising

Lark rising

EGTG give modern eye to historical story:

Edinburgh amateur company EGTG is digging back 600 years to the story of Joan of Arc this week with The Lark, a play that just seems to get more relevant as time goes on.

June 3, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Myth making

Myth making

Jim Harbourne on his Myth of the Singular Moment:

Every fringe seems to throw up its own little wonders; Shows that resonate long after the other, more flashy, immediately appealing and headline events have left your thoughts. The Myth of the Singular Moment was one such show.

April 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Nights of Charity

Nights of Charity

Fosse goes forth:

Edinburgh Music Theatre is in a big spending mood this week, as it takes to the Church Hill Theatre stage with Sweet Charity, the musical made famous by choreographer and director Bob Fosse.

April 15, 2019 | By | Reply More